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Unholy
Song

Unholy

Sam Smith
Album:
Gloria

The meaning of the song Unholy by Sam Smith ft Kim Petras


The song's lyrics tell the story of an adulterous heterosexual family man who sneaks into a strip club to have sex without telling his wife. "Liberating oneself from the clutches of others' secrets" is how Smith put it.


A rough draft of "Unholy" was given to Kim Petras, who agreed to collaborate with Smith on the song. A week later, the two met at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.


Kim Petras became the first openly transgender musician to win a major-category Grammy Award when she won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. It also topped the Billboard Global 200 chart and the charts in eighteen additional nations.


Lyrics of Unholy by Sam Smith ft Kim Petras


Mummy don't know daddy's getting hot

At the body shop

Doin' somethin' unholy

He like it, like it, yeah (Ooh)

He like it, like it, yeah (Yeah, yeah)

He like it, like it, yeah (Uh)

He like it, like it, yeah

 

A lucky, lucky girl

She got married to a boy like you

She'd kick you out if she ever, ever knew

'Bout all the ... you tell me that you do

Dirty, dirty boy

You know everyone is talkin' on the scene

I hear them whisperin' 'bout the places that you've been

And how you don't know how to keep your business clean

 

Mummy don't know daddy's getting hot

At the body shop

Doin' somethin' unholy

He's sat back while she's droppin' it

She be poppin' it

Yeah, she put it down slowly

Oh-ee-oh-ee-oh, he left his kids at

Ho-ee-oh-ee-ome so he can get that

Mummy don't know daddy's getting hot

At the body shop

Doin' somethin' unholy (Woo)

 

Mm, daddy, daddy, if you want it, drop the addy (Yeah, yeah)

Give me love, give me Fendi, my Balenciaga daddy

You gon' need to bag it up 'cause I'm spendin' on Rodeo (Woo)

You can watch me back it up, I'll be gone in the A.M. (Yeah)

And he, he get me Prada, get me Miu Miu like Rihanna (Ah)

He always call me 'cause I never cause no drama

And when you want it, baby, I know I got you covered

And when you need it, baby, just jump under the covers (Yeah)

 

Mummy don't know daddy's getting hot (Hot)

At the body shop (Shop)

Doin' somethin' unholy

He's sat back while she's droppin' it (She)

She be poppin' it (She)

Yeah, she put it down slowly

Oh-ee-oh-ee-oh, he left his kids at

Ho-ee-oh-ee-ome so he can get that

Mummy don't know daddy's getting hot

At the body shop (Ah)

Doin' somethin' unholy (Unholy)

 

Oh-oh, oh-ee-oh-ee, ee-oh (Unholy)

Oh-oh, oh-ee-oh-ee, ee-oh (Unholy)

Oh-oh, oh-ee-oh-ee, ee-oh (Yeah, yeah)

Oh-oh, oh-ee-oh-ee, ee-oh

Release Date

2022

Songwriter/s

Sam Smith, Kim Petras, James Napier, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Henry Walter, Blake Slatkin, Omer Fedi

Producer/s

Sam Smith, Kim Petras, Ilya Cirkut, SlatkinFedi, Jimmy Napes

Label/s

Capitol, EMI

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